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Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

By David Tannor

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Format: Hardback, 662 pages
Other Information: 183 illustrations
Published In: United States, 31 January 2007
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"Introduction to Quantum Mechanics" covers quantum mechanics from a time-dependent perspective in a unified way from beginning to end. Intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses this text will change the way people think about and teach quantum mechanics in chemistry and physics departments.

Table of Contents

PART I: PICTURES AND CONCEPTS.- The Time Dependent Schrodinger Equation.- The Free Particle Wave Packet.- The Gaussian Wavepacket.- Classical-quantum Correspondence.- The Wigner Representation.- Correlation Functions and Spectra.- One Dimensional Barrier Scattering.- PART II: FORMAL THEORY AND METHODS OF APPROXIMATION.- Linear Algebra and Quantum Mechanics.- Approximate Solutions.- Semiclassical Mechanics.- Numerical Methods.- PART III: APPLICATIONS.- Introduction to Molecular Dynamics.- Femtosecond Pulse Pair Excitation.- One and Two-Photon Electronic Spectroscopy.- Strong Field Excitation.- Design of Femtosecond Pulse Sequences to Control Reactions.- Wavepacket Approach to Photodissociation.- Wavepacket Approach to Reactive Scattering.- Projects.- Index.

About the Author

DAVID TANNOR, Weizmann Institute of Science, USA.

EAN: 9781891389238
ISBN: 1891389238
Publisher: University Science Books,U.S.
Dimensions: 25.81 x 18.24 x 3.61 centimeters (1.36 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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